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World Media Trump's tax cuts move a step closer
Author: 0 Trump's tax cuts move a step closer

The House of Representatives narrowly passed a budget measure on Thursday necessary for a vote on a tax bill, with Republicans from such high-tax states as NY and New Jersey among the opponents out of concerns that a bill would eliminate the deduction of state and local taxes.

World Media NIA raids residence of Shahid Yousuf in Budgam
Author: 0 NIA raids residence of Shahid Yousuf in Budgam

The officials seized some crucial documents during the raid that reportedly began around 7 am on Thursday. The NIA has alleged that Shahid over the years has been receiving and collecting funds through global wire money transfer from Hizbul Mujahideen militant Aijaz Bhat, a Srinagar resident now based in Saudi Arabia.

World Media Imran Khan makes first appearance before ECP in contempt case
Author: 0 Imran Khan makes first appearance before ECP in contempt case

Later, the five-member ECP bench summoned a written apology from PTI chief Imran Khan. Later talking to media outside the ECP, Imran Khan expressed the pleasure that the Contempt of Court Case had ended now. Suspending the warrant, an IHC's larger bench, comprising Justice Aamer Farooq, Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani and Justice Miangul Hassan, issued notices to the ECP and PTI dissident Akbar S Babar, directing them to submit their replies on November 7.

Author: 0 Jury set to retire in Gayle court case

They claimed the all-rounder exposed himself to a female masseuse in a dressing room at the 2015 World Cup in Sydney and "indecently propositioned" her. The physiotherapist allegedly texted Russell after the incident, advising her "maybe you should put in your two cents worth", before following up with another message stating "serial offender".

World Media Second US team operated near site of Niger ambush: Pentagon
Author: 0 Second US team operated near site of Niger ambush: Pentagon

McKenzie told reporters earlier this month that USA and Nigerien forces had "done 29 patrols without contact over the previous six months or so", with no indication that such an ambush would occur. Gen. Albert Elton briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill in a closed meeting. Numerous questions remain after the October 4 attack that resulted in the deaths of four Army Green Berets and the injury of two others near the village of Tongo Tongo.

World Media Kim Jong-Nam trial sees airport video of male suspects
Author: 0 Kim Jong-Nam trial sees airport video of male suspects

One of them, who had a beard, came out of the toilet clean-shaven. The first game is being designated as North Korea's home game and the second as that of Malaysia. The women were accused of smearing the the VX nerve agent, a weapon of mass destruction, with their bare hands on Kim Jong-nam's face on February 13, when he was about to leave for Macau, where he lived in exile.

World Media JIT found no proof against Nawaz Sharif in London: Maryam
Author: 0 JIT found no proof against Nawaz Sharif in London: Maryam

Though Sharif was a no-show, his daughter, Maryam Nawaz, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar - both also charged in the same case as Sharif - were present in the courtroom though Sharif's two sons, also charged in the same case, were absent. The petition pleads for suspension of the accountability court proceedings until the other three references are incorporated within a single corruption reference.

World Media United Kingdom population set to pass 70 million mark by 2029
Author: 0 United Kingdom population set to pass 70 million mark by 2029

The ONS expects the population to increase by 3.6 million, or 5.5 per cent, from an estimated 65.6 million a year ago to 69.2 million in 2026 before rising to 70 million by 2029. "The other 46% is because there will be more births than deaths", said Andrew Nash, of the population projections unit at the ONS. The projected growth in population is slightly slower that a previous forecast.

World Media Ex-colonel to oversee troubled Puerto Rico power company
Author: 0 Ex-colonel to oversee troubled Puerto Rico power company

Andrew Cuomo headed back to Puerto Rico as the state continues to help the USA territory recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. She has always been a critic of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, who backed the Whitefish contract, and has criticized President Trump's handling of relief efforts on the island.

World Media NIA likely to chargesheet Zakir Naik today
Author: 0 NIA likely to chargesheet Zakir Naik today

Zakir Naik has been booked by the NIA for waging war against the nation, for deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage religious feelings and for Utterances (speeches) with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any person.

World Media Parents Charged with Murder After Son Found
Author: 0 Parents Charged with Murder After Son Found "Rotting" in Home

More details are coming out about the death of a baby found dead in Chickasaw County, Iowa. He weighed less than seven pounds and was in a diaper that hadn't been changed in a week. The cause of death has been ruled a homicide, and the manner of death was failure to provide critical care, according to court papers. Investigators later found that what the parents had said wasn't consistent with the findings of the investigation and autopsy.

Author: 0 Immigration Agents Detain Girl With Cerebral Palsy

After the surgery, her family said that the federal agents transferred the ailing girl to a San Antonio facility where she is still being held. Agents agreed to let her proceed to the hospital, but several armored cars followed the ambulance , and armed agents waited outside the room while Hernandez underwent surgery and recovered from the procedure.

World Media On Cam: Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai's slum
Author: 0 On Cam: Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai's slum

Mumbai: A massive fire, which broke out in the Behrampada-Garibnagar slum area near the eastern side of the suburban Bandra railway station here, had been brought under control, a fire brigade official said. "Roaring fire right next to #Bandra East local train station". The latest visuals show a part of a foot-over bridge completely burnt down by the raging flames.

Author: 0 Waterford man wins $21 million Mega Millions jackpot

They're doing this to create more demand. It'll cost more to play, but increase the potential winnings. Jackpots will now start at 40-million, up from 15-million. The winning numbers were: 20, 24, 34, 56 and 64. But in recent years, it's struggled to compete with Powerball. That makes it harder to win but means that the jackpot will grow faster and could hit $1 billion for the first time.

Author: 0 Philippine President Duterte to visit Japan ahead of key regional summits

Infuriated by American criticism of a controversial drug war which has claimed thousands of lives, Duterte has instead reached out to Russian Federation and China. It was the third time Duterte toured a visiting Russian ship. Duterte embarked on an official visit to Russian Federation in May which he said was productive despite being cut short.

World Media Russia's United Nations envoy tells USA to abstain from comments on Assad's future
Author: 0 Russia's United Nations envoy tells USA to abstain from comments on Assad's future

He said by videoconference from Geneva that it's time to move on the political track to end the Syrian conflict and "now is the moment of truth". "And the only issue is how should that be brought about". America's top diplomat said that an exit of Assad should be done through the Geneva process led by de Mistura, but that such a departure was not a "prerequisite" for that process to start.

World Media Black Caucus seeks apology for Wilson
Author: 0 Black Caucus seeks apology for Wilson

Khan said in the aftermath of the Niger deaths, Kelly had focused on defending Trump "instead of honoring (the slain soldiers) and restraining from political expediency". While much of the attention during today's White House press briefing revolved around the blockbuster news that Sen. Members of the Legislative Black Caucus wouldn't back Wilson's assertion that Kelly made a racist remark in calling her an "empty barrel".

World Media Government bringing stringent consumer protection law: Modi
Author: 0 Government bringing stringent consumer protection law: Modi

In his speech, which emphasised measures taken by his government for consumers, Modi said consumer protection has been an integral part of governance in India for ages. The Prime minister mentioned several important efforts taken by his government across various sectors like Housing, Energy, Standards, Healthcare, pharmaceuticals and medical devices and procedures that has resulted in financial benefits to consumers.

World Media Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up
Author: 0 Suffolk DA Spota, Top Deputy Indicted for Alleged Cover-up

According to the indictment, Spota and McPartland took part in the cover-up of Burke's beating of Christopher Loeb, who stole a duffel bag out of Burke's vehicle containing his service revolver, sex toys, and pornography. He wouldn't comment as he left the courtroom. He became the district attorney in Suffolk County, a diverse jurisdiction that encompasses both working-class villages and wealthy enclaves like the Hamptons, in 2002 and initially earned praise for prosecuting corrupt local ...

World Media India orders probe into mob attack on Swiss couple
Author: 0 India orders probe into mob attack on Swiss couple

Clerc is in Delhi's Apollo hospital with a fractured skull and a clot in the brain. Uttar Pradesh's Additional Director General of Police Chandra Prakash said the arrest was made from the Agra-Rajasthan border. UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath , who was in Agra to visit Taj Mahal in an apparent damage control exercise following the controversy over its place in Indian heritage set off by BJP leaders, said two attackers have been arrested.

World Media Second woman accuses George HW Bush of groping her at ME theater
Author: 0 Second woman accuses George HW Bush of groping her at ME theater

To try to put people at ease, the president routinely tells the same joke - and on occasion, he has patted women's rears in what he meant to be a good-natured manner. "I apologize and will not do it again". A rep of the former president has released a statement defending his "inappropriate" actions. The 93-year-old apologized to 34-year-old Lind for groping her butt during a photo shoot.

World Media Trump readies opioid plan, but some worry it won't be enough
Author: 0 Trump readies opioid plan, but some worry it won't be enough

The president shared a personal story of his experience with addiction, through his brother Fred, who struggled with alcohol. He offered no specific details, but dozens of cities, counties, and states have filed lawsuits against drug makers and drug distributors for their alleged roles in seeding the opioid crisis .

Author: 0 Bodyguard killed, MP and two others wounded in Kiev explosion

The blast appears to have been an attempt to assassinate Ihor Mosiychuk, a member of the strongly nationalist Radical Party. The explosion took place at around 10 p.m.as Mosiychuk and several other people were leaving the studio of the television station Espresso TV in Kyiv's Solomyanskiy district.

World Media Whitefish Energy Puerto Rico power contract remains in the spotlight
Author: 0 Whitefish Energy Puerto Rico power contract remains in the spotlight

Virgin Islands". Still. A month after Hurricane Maria smashed through the island, wiping out its vulnerable electric grid, only 20 percent of residents have power. PREPA's executive director, Ricardo Ramos, told reporters last week during a press conference the cash-strapped island chose Whitefish because it didn't require a big deposit upfront .

World Media Mehbooba's Advisory to Police: Don't Attack Militants' Families
Author: 0 Mehbooba's Advisory to Police: Don't Attack Militants' Families

According to the Union home ministry's statistics, between January and August this year, the security forces killed 132 militants compared to 150 in 2016 and 108 in 2015. He has not only appointed an interlocutor, but has given him the rank of a cabinet secretary which is unparalleled till date. "Her consistent approach and pragmatist belief will for sure heal the wounds of the perturbed and shall go a long way in bringing the state back on track and put a lid over uncertainty and chaos", Alam ...

World Media USA should accept failures and defeat in Afghanistan: PaK
Author: 0 USA should accept failures and defeat in Afghanistan: PaK

Former Pakistani Ambassador Ali Sarwar Naqvi said the low-key welcome shouldn't be seen as a slight, saying then-President Bill Clinton was given similar treatment when he visited in 2000. That unmanned area is used for planning and execution of terrorist activities, he added. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani went to Bagram Airbase to meet with Tillerson, whose visit was not announced in advance, to discuss how to deal with the Taliban insurgency that has resulted in what US military officials ...

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